The term data item, as used here, includes data-names, conditions (level-88 items), constants (level-78 items) and files.
To query a data item, enter its name in the Quick Browse dialog box. Querying a data item returns the following information in the Output window's COBOL Source Information tab:
|d||The data item has no references in the Procedure Division|
|u||The data item is referenced in the Procedure Division, but none of these references causes modification of the item|
|m||The data item has references in the Procedure Division that cause modification.|
Additional information is returned for the following types of data item:
In addition to a simple data item query you can specify a complex data item query (to include only certain types of COBOL verb and/or a range of lines or procedures) or a qualified data item query.